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'Heaven Is For Real' Edges Out 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' for First Place Again on WednesdayApril 24, 2014 07:10 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that Heaven Is for Real added another $1.87 million to its haul on Wednesday, representing a 23 percent drop from Tuesday and 49 percent from its opening Wednesday last week. The hit faith-based film has tallied $36.35 million domestically so far, 6 percent ahead of the 8-day total of Son of God.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier dropped 20 percent from Tuesday to $1.77 million yesterday, also giving it a 50 percent week-to-week decline. The sequel's 20-day domestic total is $207.1 million, 19 percent ahead of where Thor: The Dark World stood at the same point.

Rio 2 earned $1.51 million yesterday, off 22 percent from Tuesday and 50 percent from Wednesday of last week. With $81.2 million in the bank so far, the animated sequel's 13-day gross is 7 percent behind the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Warner Bros. reports that Transcendence posted $0.76 million yesterday, off 26 percent from Tuesday. The sci-fi flick has taken in $13.68 million through 6 days, 26 percent less than 2011's Source Code in the same time frame.

Disneynature's Bears claimed $0.61 million on Wednesday for a 35 percent decline from is Earth Day boost on Tuesday. The flick's 6-day total is $6.97 million, or about 46 percent less than the 6-day start of 2012's Chimpanzee.

Last but not least, A Haunted House 2 slid 27 percent from Tuesday to bring in $0.45 million yesterday. Having taken in $10.58 million so far, the sequel is behind the pace of its 2013 predecessor by 49 percent.

 

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Dec. 31 - Sun, Jan. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stuart Little$16,022,75736%2,9000$5,525$79,472,8233Sony / Columbia
2Toy Story 2$12,425,66720%3,102-49$4,006$208,854,3646Disney
3The Talented Mr. Ripley$12,387,523-3%2,3092$5,365$39,771,6172Paramount
4The Green Mile$11,775,89127%2,8750$4,096$76,560,8064Warner Bros.
5Any Given Sunday$11,658,852-14%2,5050$4,654$45,230,6062Warner Bros.
6Galaxy Quest$9,705,59638%2,44230$3,974$27,311,5372DreamWorks
7Bicentennial Man$8,282,58522%2,7670$2,993$39,761,0333Disney
8Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo$5,749,16510%2,1620$2,659$31,495,6324Disney
9Man on the Moon$5,405,933-28%2,0790$2,600$24,551,2362Universal
10Anna and the King$5,362,41320%2,129-3$2,519$24,816,8283Fox